Hyundai A-League 2010/11 Week 24 Preview- Flood Relief Round

All the latest squad news ahead of the Flood Relief Round, week 24

Week 24 midweek fixtures of the Hyundai A-League 2010/11 season continues our ‘Flood Relief Round- with donations and club activations continuing to raise money and awareness for those affected by the floods in Queensland and Victoria.

This is the Official Preview for the Week 24 midweek fixture of the Hyundai A-League 2010/11 season. Please note squads are subject to change.

Accredited media wishing to attend any Hyundai A-League match should contact the respective home Club media contact prior to match day, to reserve their seat in the media seating area. Media are encouraged to contact the respective Club media manager for further Club specific information or clarification. For fixtures, card reports or for further information visit www.a-league.com.au

Brisbane Roar vs. Wellington Phoenix Wednesday, 26 January 2010 Skilled Park, Robina Local kick-off: 5.00pm (6.00pm AEDT) Referee: Ryan Shepheard Assistant referees: Brad Hobson and Ashley Beecham Fourth official: Peter Green

Brisbane Roar: 1. Michael THEOKLITOS (gk), 2. Matt SMITH, 3. Luke DEVERE, 4. Shane STEFANUTTO, 5. Ivan FRANJIC, 6. Erik PAARTALU, 7. Kosta BARBAROUSES, 8. Massimo MURDOCCA, 9. Jean Carlos SOLORZANO, 10. HENRIQUE, 12. Matt MUNDY, 14. Rocky VISCONTE, 17. Mitch NICHOLS, 18. Luke BRATTAN, 20. Andrew REDMAYNE (gk), 21. James MEYER, 22. Thomas BROICH, 23. Milan SUSAK *three to be omitted*

In: Ivan FRANJIC (returns from injury), HENRIQUE (returns from injury Out: Milan SUSAK (suspended 1 week) Unavailable: Matt McKAY (international duty - 1 week)

Wellington Phoenix: 2. Manny MUSCAT, 3. Tony LOCHHEAD, 4. Nicky WARD, 6. Tim BROWN, 9, Chris GREENACRE, 10, Oscar Roberto CORNEJO, 11. DANIEL, 13. Troy HEARFIELD, 14, Mirjan PAVLOVICH, 17. Vince LIA, 18. Ben SIGMUND, 19, Danny VUKOVIC, 20, Reece CROWTHER, 21. Marco ROJAS, 22. Andrew DURANTE, 23. Dylan MACALLISTER *one to be omitted*

In: Mirjan PAVLOVICH (promoted) Out: Leo BERTOS (injured) Unavailable: Paul IFILL (leg - five weeks), Mark PASTON (gk, knee - season), Jade NORTH (international duty - 1 week).

• Having not lost any of their previous 21 Hyundai A-League matches, Brisbane Roar are now aiming to equal the Australian national league record longest undefeated streak, set by Apia Leichhardt from September 1986 to September 1987. Week 24 of the Hyundai A-League 2010/11 season is ‘Flood Relief Round- with donations and club activations to raise money and awareness for those affected by the floods in Queensland and Victoria.

Already Football Federation Australia, the Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League has raised over $300,000 for the relief efforts in Queensland with matches in Adelaide, the Gold Coast, Wellington and the Central Coast going toward the Queensland Flood Appeal and Melbourne Victory-s epic Etihad Derby against Melbourne Heart going to those affected in Victoria.

Collections will be made at each match for the many families affected by the floods.

This is the Official Preview for Week 24 of the Hyundai A-League 2010/11 season. Please note squads are subject to change.

Accredited media wishing to attend any Hyundai A-League match should contact the respective home Club media contact prior to match day, to reserve their seat in the media seating area. Media are encouraged to contact the respective Club media manager for further Club specific information or clarification. For fixtures, card reports or for further information visit www.a-league.com.au

Adelaide United vs. North Queensland Fury Friday, 21 January 2011 Hindmarsh Stadium Local kick-off: 7:30pm (8:00pm AEDT) Referee: Peter Green Assistant referee: Daniel Goodwin and Curtis Wordsworth Fourth official: Regis Queffelec

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports, FS1 HD and Sky Sports 3 (NZ). Hyundai A-League club partner is ABC Digital (Adelaide) and Zinc 100.7 FM (Townsville). To purchase tickets visit www.ticketek.com.au

Adelaide United: 1.Eugene GALEKOVIC (gk), 2.Robert CORNTHWAITE, 3.Nigel BOOGAARD, 4.Iain FYFE, 6.CASSIO, 7.Lucas PANTELIS, 8.Adam HUGHES, 9.Sergio VAN DIJK, 10.Marcos FLORES, 12.Paul REID, 13.Travis DODD (c), 14.Cameron WATSON, 17.Iain RAMSAY, 19.Mathew LECKIE, 20.Mark BIRIGHITTI (gk), 21.Francisco USUCAR *one to be omitted*

In: Nigel BOOGAARD (returns from injury), Mathew LECKIE (returns from injury) Out: Fabian BARBIERO (ankle - indefinite) Unavailable: Daniel MULLEN (knee - season), Joe COSTA (knee - season), Joe KEENAN (leg - season), Andy SLORY (thigh - 1 week)

North Queensland Fury v Adelaide United: 1. Justin PASFIELD (gk), 2. Jack HINGERT, 3. Brad McDONALD, 4. Eric AKOTO, 5. Mark HUGHES, 6. Ufuk TALAY (c), 11. David WILLIAMS, 12. Panagiotis NIKAS, 13. Andre KILIAN, 14. Chris GROSSMAN, 16. Simon STOREY, 18. Brett STUDMAN, 19. Isaka CERNAK, 21. Jason SPAGNUOLO, 22. Lorenzo SIPI, 28. Sebastian USAI (gk) *one to be omitted*

In: Ufuk TALAY (back from injury), David WILLIAMS (back from injury), Brett STUDMAN (promoted) Out: Adam CASEY (hamstring - 1 week), Ramazan TAVSANCIOGLU (short term contract ended) Unavailable: Gareth EDDS (ankle - 1 week), Adam CASEY (hamstring - 1 week), Matthew HAM (knee - out for the season)

Head-to-Head: All matches (played 5): Adelaide United wins 3, North Queensland Fury wins 1 (1 draw)

Melbourne Victory vs. Melbourne Heart Saturday, 22 January 2011 Etihad Stadium Local kick-off: 7:00pm Referee: Chris Beath Assistant referee: Luke Brennan and James Nicolopoulos Fourth official: Lucien Laverdure

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports 1, FS1 HD and Sky Sports 3 (NZ). Hyundai A-League partner is 774 ABC (Melbourne) and SEN. To purchase tickets visit www.ticketmaster.com.au

Melbourne Victory: 1. Michael PETKOVIC (gk), 2. Kevin MUSCAT, 3. Mate DUGANDZIC, 4. Petar FRANJIC, 7. Matthew KEMP, 8. Grant BREBNER, 9. RICARDINHO, 11. Marvin ANGULO, 12. Rodrigo VARGAS, 13. Diogo FERREIRA, 14. Billy CELESKI, 15. Tom PONDELJAK, 16. Carlos HERNANDEZ, 17. Matthew FOSCHINI, 18. Danny ALLSOPP, 20. Sebastian MATTEI (gk), 22. Geoff KELLAWAY, 23. Adrian LEIJER *three to be omitted*

In: Kevin MUSCAT (returns from suspension), Geoff KELLAWAY (promoted). Out: Leigh BROXHAM (calf), Evan BERGER (hamstring) Unavailable: Archie THOMPSON (hamstring), Surat SUKHA (calf) Robbie KRUSE (International duty - 2 weeks)

Melbourne Heart: 1.Clint BOLTON, 2.Michael MARRONE, 3.Brendan HAMILL, 4.Simon COLOSIMO, 5.Michael BEAUCHAMP, 6.Matt THOMPSON, 7.Rutger WORM, 8.Kristian SARKIES, 9.Gerald SIBON, 10.Wayne SRHOJ, 11.Alex TERRA, 12.Peter ZOIS, 15.John ALOISI, 16.Aziz BEHICH, 17.Jason HOFFMAN, 20.Josip SKOKO, 21.Kliment TASESKI, 22.Nick KALMAR, 23.Dean HEFFERNAN, 25.Adrian ZAHRA *five to be omitted*

In: Brendan HAMILL (promoted), Jason HOFFMAN (promoted), Kliment TASESKI (promoted), Josip SKOKO, Rutger WORM Out: Nil

Head-to-Head: All matches (played 2): Melbourne Victory wins 1, Melbourne Heart wins 1 (0 draws)

• Having not lost any of their previous five matches, Melbourne Heart will be aiming to equal a club record six undefeated match streak - which would be their second such streak this season.

Gold Coast United vs. Newcastle Jets Saturday, 22 January 2011 Skilled Park Local kick-off: 8:15pm (9:15pm AEDT) Referee: Matthew Breeze Assistant referee: Ashley Beecham and Brad Hobson Fourth official: Alan Milliner

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports 1, FS1 HD & Sky Sports 3 (NZ). Hyundai A-League club broadcast partner is 1233 ABC Newcastle. To purchase tickets visit www.ticketek.com.au

Gold Coast United: 1.Glen MOSS [gk], 2.Steve PANTELIDIS, 3.Michael THWAITE (c), 6.Dino DJULBIC, 7.Zenon CARAVELLA, 8.ANDERSON, 9.Shane SMELTZ, 11.Bruce DJITE, 13.Bas VAN DEN BRINK, 16.Kristian REES, 19.Andrew BARISIC, 21.Golgol MEBRAHTU, 22.Adama TRAORE, 24.John CURTIS, 25.Chris BROADFOOT, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 27.Chris HAROLD, 29.Zac ANDERSON, 30,Jerrad TYSON [gk], 33.Peter PERCHTOLD. *five to be omitted*

In: Steve PANTELIDIS (return from facial injury), ANDERSON (promoted), Chris BROADFOOT (promoted), Ben HALLORAN (promoted), Chris HAROLD (promoted). Out: Nil Unavailable: Jason CULINA (international duty), ROBSON (hamstring injury - 7 weeks), Daniel PIORKOWSKI (ankle injury - indefinite), Matt OSMAN (knee injury - indefinite).

Newcastle Jets: 1. Ben KENNEDY (gk), 2. Taylor REGAN, 4. Nikolai TOPOR STANLEY (c), 11. Tarek ELRICH, 12. Jobe WHEELHOUSE, 13. Sasho PETROVSKI, 14. Labinot HALITI, 16. Jeremy BROCKIE, 17. Marcello FIORENTINI, 18. Marko JESIC, 23. Ryan GRIFFITHS, 25. Samuel GALLAWAY, 26. James VIRGILI, 28. Mario SIMIC, 31. Jacob PEPPER, 40. Matthew NASH *one to be omitted*

In: Samuel GALLAWAY, MARIO SIMIC, Jacob PEPPER (all promoted from NYL) Out: Nil Unavailable: Neil YOUNG (Illness - indefinite), Michael BRIDGES (knee - six weeks), Sean ROONEY (knee - season), Ben KANTAROVSKI (knee - season), Kaz PATAFTA (groin - one week), Brodie MOOY (compartment syndrome - season), Adam D'APUZZO (ankle - one week), Kasey WEHRMAN (Foot - four weeks), Ruben ZADKOVICH (knee - three weeks), Ali ABBAS (groin - one week), Zhang SHUO (Not selected)

Head-to-Head: All matches (played 6): Gold Coast United wins 2, Newcastle Jets wins 3 (1 draw)

• Gold Coast United will be aiming to break a home crowd record of 10,204, set in December 2009 when Gold Coast defeated Brisbane 5-1.

Wellington Phoenix vs. Perth Glory Sunday, 23 January 2011 Westpac Stadium Local kick-off: 5:00pm (3:00pm AEDT) Referee: Peter O'Leary Assistant referee: Mark Rule and Brent Nest Fourth official: Matthew Conger

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports 1, FS1 HD & Sky Sport 3 (NZ). Hyundai A-League club broadcast partner is The Radio Network (Wellington) 1035AM and 6PR 882AM (Perth). To purchase tickets visit www.ticketek.co.nz

Wellington Phoenix: 2. Manny MUSCAT, 3. Tony LOCHHEAD- 4. Nicky WARD, 6. Tim BROWN, 7. Leo BERTOS, 9, Chris GREENACRE, 10, Oscar Roberto CORNEJO, 11. DANIEL, 13. Troy HEARFIELD, 17. Vince LIA, 18. Ben SIGMUND, 19, Danny VUKOVIC, 20, Reece CROWTHER, 21. Marco ROJAS, 22. Andrew DURANTE, 23. Dylan MACALLISTER *one to be omitted*

In: Oscar Roberto CORNEJO (promoted) Out: Unavailable: Paul IFILL (leg - five weeks), Mark PASTON (gk, knee - season), Jade NORTH (international duty - 2 weeks).

Perth Glory squad: 1. Tando VELAPHI (gk), 2.Josh MITCHELL, 8.Victor SIKORA, 11.Branko JELIC, 12.Scott NEVILLE (c), 13.Tommy AMPHLETT, 14.Steven McGARRY, 15.Howard FONDYKE, 17. Todd HOWARTH, 18.Brent GRIFFITHS, 19. Naum SEKULOVSKI, 20. Alex PEARSON (gk), 21.Mile STERJOVSKI, 24. Josh RISDON, 26. Adam TAGGART, 27.Cameron EDWARDS, 28.Storm ROUX *two to be omitted*

In: Branko JELIC (promoted), Brent GRIFFITHS (promoted), Naum SEKULOVSKI (returns from injury), Cameron EDWARDS (promoted from NYL), Storm ROUX (promoted from NYL) Out: Andy TODD (released), Jamie HARNWELL (suspended), Robbie FOWLER (injured - hamstring), Adriano PELLEGRINO (suspended) Unavailable: Chris COYNE (Achilles - season), Jacob BURNS (wife expecting to give birth)

Head-to-Head: All matches (played 12): Wellington Phoenix wins 5, Perth Glory wins 4 (3 draws)

• Having won their past three home matches, Wellington Phoenix will be aiming to equal a club record longest winning streak (four), previously attained in January-February 2010.

Central Coast Mariners vs. Sydney FC Sunday, 23 January 2011 Bluetongue Stadium Local kick-off: 5:00pm Referee: Strebre Delovski Assistant referee: Sarah Ho and Rod Allen Fourth official: Gerard Parsons

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports 1, FS1 HD and Sky Sports 3 (NZ). Hyundai A-League club broadcast partners are 96.3 Coast FM (Gosford) and SBS 6 Digital. To purchase tickets visit www.ticketek.com.au.

Central Coast Mariners squad: 2. Daniel McBREEN, 3. Joshua ROSE, 4. Pedj BOJIC, 6. Patrick ZWAANSWIJK, 7. John HUTCHINSON, 8. Rostyn GRIFFITHS, 10. Patricio PEREZ, 11.Oliver BOZANIC, 13. Michael BAIRD, 14. Michael MCGLINCHEY, 16. Trent SAINSBURY, 17. Chris DOIG, 18. Alex WILKINSON (c), 19. Matt SIMON, 20. Mathew RYAN (gk), 22. Mustafa AMINI, 23. Adam KWASNIK, 30. Paul HENDERSON. *three to be omitted*

In: Patrick ZWAANSWIJK (returns from injury), Patricio PEREZ (promoted), Josh ROSE (returns from injury), Adam KWASNIK (returns from injury) Out: Matthew LEWIS (not selected) Unavailable: Brad PORTER (knee - 8 weeks), Nik MRDJA (knee - 8 weeks), Jess VANSTRATTAN (knee - season)

Sydney FC: 1. Liam REDDY (gk), 2. Sebastian RYALL, 3. Stephan KELLER, 6. Hirofumi MORIYASU, 7. Brendan GAN, 8. Stuart MUSIALIK, 9. Bruno CAZARINE, 10. Nick CARLE, 11. Kofi DANNING, 12. Shannon COLE, 15. Terry MCFLYNN (c), 17. Matt JURMAN, 18. Juho MAKELA, 20. Ivan NECEVSKI (gk), 21. Scott JAMIESON, 22. Sung-Hwan BYUN, 23, Rhyan GRANT, 24. Dimitri PETRATOS *three to be omitted*

In: Brendan GAN, Kofi DANNING, Rhyan GRANT (all promoted) Out: Nil Unavailable: Hayden FOXE (groin - 2 weeks), Mark BRIDGE (stomach - 1 week), Alex BROSQUE (groin - 1 week), Terry ANTONIS (knee - 3 weeks)

Head-to-Head: All matches (played 18): Central Coast Mariners wins 5, Sydney FC wins 8 (5 draws)

• Central Coast Mariners defender JOSHUA ROSE is set to make his 200th appearance at national league level. Rose has played with Brisbane Strikers (52 appearances), New Zealand Knights (12), Universitatea Craiova (Romania, 112 appearances) and has made 23 appearances with the Mariners so far this season.

• Having kept 11 clean sheets so far this season, Central Coast Mariners goalkeeper MATTHEW RYAN is aiming to create a new Hyundai A-League record for most clean sheets in a season (12). The current record of 11 is jointly held by Ryan and Clint Bolton, who kept 11 clean sheets in the 2009/10 season with Sydney FC.